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8 Amazing and Affordable Beach Destinations in Asia

More and more, travelers are associating Asia on the whole with dreamy beaches edged in powdery, white sand tapering off into azure waters — basically the perfect “Wish You Were Here” Instagram post. But some of Asia’s beachy spots, like Okinawa, are fairly pricey, and some, like Phuket, are less-than-pristine. The eight destinations we list…

The Best Beaches in Asia

Asia’s beaches are some of the most widely visited (and most beautiful) in the world. The combination of white sand, turquoise water, and stunning natural beauty is a common sight on coastlines from Thailand to Japan. Some beaches even have something extra that help them stand out from the crowd, whether it’s an iconic rock…

The Most Beautiful Beaches in Bali

Beach at the Karma Kandara/Oyster Golden sand, palm-lined shores, wild nightlife, and deep Hindu traditions have all made Bali one of the most popular destinations on the planet. However, as tourism in parts of Bali continues to develop with almost unchecked frequency, some of its most famous beaches can no longer be called truly beautiful.…

18 Things Every Traveler Should Know Before Visiting Bali

When it comes to exotic tropical islands that one should visit in their lifetime, Bali ranks high. It has towering volcanoes, untouched forests, remote beaches, and an ancient local Hindu culture that’s resisted the onslaught of time. The island’s famously liberal attitudes have also made it something of a go-to destination in Indonesia, a nation…

9 Affordable Hotels on Beautiful Islands

Does the mere thought of an exotic island vacation cause several dollar signs to form in your eyes? It’s true, the crystal-clear blue waters, powdery (or even pebbly) sand, swaying palms, and creative cuisine can come at a high price. The key word there, however, is can. While you certainly can splurge on that overwater…

7 Gorgeous Beach Destinations That Can Be Hazardous to Your Health

Beachgoers beware: The ocean may be pretty, but toxic. We here at Oyster.com love travel, but we aren’t blind to some of the more troubling issues confronting today’s globetrotters. This means everything from taking into account how badly climate change is already destroying major bucket-list destinations to considering which tourist attractions may be truly unethical.…

12 Essential Tips on How to Haggle in Asia

Asia can be a budget traveler’s dream. Meals can cost as little as a dollar and luxury hotels can often be scored for less than $100 a night. And that’s to say nothing of its stunning natural beauty and abundant cultural riches, from the Taj Mahal to Angkor Wat. This easy-on-the-wallet ethos can encompass every…

Places Where Climate Change Is Already Impacting Your Travels

The Maldives are already feeling major impacts of climate change. On June 1, 2017, Donald Trump announced that the United States would be leaving the Paris Agreement. While the accord certainly wasn’t perfect, it took concrete steps to curb the world’s reliance on fossil fuels, thus reducing the climate altering emissions trapped within the earth’s…

6 Unforgettable Trips to Take Before You’re Married

Photo Courtesy of Hamza Butt/Sole Treadmill Traveling might be something you’ll eventually do with the love of your life (once you meet that person), but there’s something to be said about exploring the world while single. Apart from the distinct possibility of finding romance and meeting new friends on the road, solo travel allows for…

20 Amazing Summer Vacation Ideas for Your Best Getaway Ever

It’s finally summer, and vacation is calling. With so many wonderful options in this big, beautiful world of ours, vacation planning can get a bit overwhelming. To help you decide where to go, we put together a list of 20 of the world’s most amazing summer getaways. Some are known as major summer destinations, while…